Below is Carol Coletta’s piece that ran in the Memphis Flyer in May that asked what she would do if she were in charge of Memphis:If I were in charge, here’s where I would focus: Develop a new story for Memphis....Read More
Author: Smart City Memphis
Like many others, I have been disappointed by the proposals for Pyramid re-use. It’s a reminder that too often, we’re 15 years behind the rest of the country. An aquarium? It’s a dicey proposition. How many...Read More
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Since 2005, this has been Smart City Consulting’s blog with the aim of connecting the dots and providing perspective on issues and policies shaping Memphis. Editor and primary author is Tom Jones, columnist, author of two books, and consultant on public policy. Smart City Memphis was called one of the most intriguing blogs in the U.S. by the Pew Partnership for Civic Change; The (Memphis) Commercial Appeal wrote that “Smart City Memphis provides some of the most well-thought-out thinking about Memphis’ past, present, and future you’ll find anywhere,” and the Memphis Flyer said: “This incredibly well-written blog sets out to solves the city’s ills – from the mayor to MATA – with out-of-the-box thinking, fresh approaches to old problems, and new ideas. If you have questions, submissions, or ideas for posts, please email Tom Jones, at email@example.com.